Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 April 2018

336 Pages | 31 black & white illustrations


ISBN: 9780198814399

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The Meaning of Everything

The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary

Simon Winchester OBE

  • The fascinating, monumental story of the creation of the original Oxford English Dictionary
  • A best-selling book in its own right: over 100,000 copies sold
  • With a new foreword by Simon Winchester, reflecting on the continuing life of the OED 90 years after it was first published, and a facsimile of the dictionary's original marketing pamphlet

New to this Edition:

  • A new foreword from Simon Winchester, reflecting on the book.